Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday (58) Dead to Me

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 11:40 PM with 14 comments
Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases we are eagerly anticipating. Click the link to see the original post plus a whole slew of links to other blogs. After you read this one, of course.



18460455 Dead to Me

Author: Mary McCoy
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
Release Date: March 3, 2015

Link to Goodreads:

LA Confidential for the YA audience. This alluring noir YA mystery with a Golden Age Hollywood backdrop will keep you guessing until the last page.

"Don't believe anything they say."

Those were the last words that Annie spoke to Alice before turning her back on their family and vanishing without a trace. Alice spent four years waiting and wondering when the impossibly glamorous sister she idolized would return to her--and what their Hollywood-insider parents had done to drive her away.

When Annie does turn up, the blond, broken stranger lying in a coma has no answers for her. But Alice isn't a kid anymore, and this time she won't let anything stand between her and the truth, no matter how ugly. The search for those who beat Annie and left her for dead leads Alice into a treacherous world of tough-talking private eyes, psychopathic movie stars, and troubled starlets--and onto the trail of a young runaway who is the sole witness to an unspeakable crime. What this girl knows could shut down a criminal syndicate and put Annie's attacker behind bars--if Alice can find her first. And she isn't the only one looking

Evoking classic film noir, debut novelist Mary McCoy brings the dangerous glamour of Hollywood's Golden Age to life, where the most decadent parties can be the deadliest, and no drive into the sunset can erase the crimes of past.

   
Why I'm Excited:

A YA LA Confidential! Seriously, I didn't have to read past those 3 words to know this is the book for me. I love everything about the Golden Age of Hollywood. Everything about this sounds amazing. Everything. Gimme, gimme, gimme!

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14 comments:

  1. This one sounds great! I'm definitely keen to grab a copy.

    A nice pock :-) Sharon - Obsession with Books

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  2. This looks like a good one. I'm curious too. Thanks for sharing :)

    Happy Wednesday :)

    Shane @ Itching for Books

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  3. Oooh…this one sounds good. I loved LA Confidential, such a great movie! Great pick! ~Pam

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  4. OH, wow. This sounds awesome. I am going to immediately add it to my TBR list. I love film noir and Golden Age of Hollywood is an incredible setting for a book. This is a must read for me. Thanks for putting it on my radar!

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  5. This sounds amazing. There aren't enough YA mysteries in this world.

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  6. Oh wow, YA noir, this sounds just like something I will enjoy!
    Thanks for sharing this one :)

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  7. I'm looking forward to this one too! It sounds different than anything that I've read before which makes it really interesting. Thanks for sharing! (:
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

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  8. This sounds really interesting. I hope you enjoy reading it!
    My WoW

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  9. hmmm I'm definitely intrigued :D

    My WW :)

    (ps am a new follower via Blogovin ;) )

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  10. Noir YA mystery!? Count me in! I'm also totally loving the cover!! Awesome pick Natalie! Thanks for highlighting this!

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  11. Ooooo I hadn't heard of this one before your post! Sounds intense! I hope you enjoy it when you get to read it!

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  12. I haven't heard of this one, but it sounds awesome!
    Missie @ A Flurry of Ponderings

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  13. This does sound amazing! I haven't heard of this one before. Oooh, can't wait to read it!!
    :)
    Thanks for showcasing it. I'm going to put it on my To Read list!

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  14. I've never actually seen LA Confidential. That's horrible, right? Idk...I just don't think that's my genre. But I'm glad it's yours so you can tell me if I need to read this anyway. :)

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